Waste And Recycling Privacy Policy

This waste and recycling privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) sets out our policy with respect to the way we use and disclose personal information about you (“you”) which is disclosed to us either directly or through our website at www.waster.com.au (the “Website”).

1.     Collection of Personal Information

Personal Information” is information from which your identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained. The types of information generally collected by us include your name, date of birth, residential and/or postal address, telephone number, email address, credit card details or a copy of your current driver's license.

You acknowledge and agree that we require the collection of this information to provide you with our services.

By providing us with Personal Information, you consent to the practices described in this Waste And Recycling Privacy Policy. When providing  Personal  Information to us,  please make yourself aware of the possible risks involved in transmitting such information across the Internet.

2.     Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

We will only use your Personal Information for the purposes for which it was collected. In addition, we will not disclose your Personal Information without gaining your consent except where the law requires such disclosure.

We have secured our Website using industry-standard technology. However, we cannot provide any guarantee with respect to the security of your Personal Information and we will not be liable for any breach of security or unintended loss or disclosure of information due to the Website being linked to the Internet.

We use your Personal Information in the following ways:

(a)     to deliver the services you have requested from us;

(b)     to confirm your identity;

(c)     as required, for the purposes of debt recoveries and  consumer credit rating; and

(d)     for direct marketing purposes.

For direct marketing purposes, we will add your Personal Information to our database. We may use the database for ongoing marketing and educational purposes. The type of marketing and educative activities that we undertake includes forwarding material to you so that you are kept updated in relation to various issues and our services. If at any time you do not wish to continue receiving this information, we provide an “opt-out” procedure in each communication to you.

By disclosing your  Personal Information to us,  you consent to your Personal Information being disclosed to our overseas service providers, who may be located in the United States, India or other countries and which may not meet the standard set by clause 8.1 of the Australian Privacy Principles.

3.     Opting Out

In each generic correspondence sent out to you, we will endeavour to include simple instructions on how you can immediately unsubscribe from the relevant mailing list. You can also opt out from receiving promotional material by contacting us directly.

4.     Accessing, Updating and Correcting your Personal Information

You may request us in writing to provide you with details of the Personal Information we hold about you. We will endeavour to process your request as soon as practicable. Additionally, if we deny your request, we will provide reasons in writing for our decision. To complain or contest our decision, please contact our Privacy Officer.

If you wish to amend out-of-date or incorrect information, or if you wish to have your Personal Information removed from our database, please contact our Privacy Officer.

5.     Security

We will use all reasonable endeavours to secure any Personal Information we hold about you and keep this information accurate and up-to-date. Your Personal Information is stored behind industry standard firewalls and where applicable, protected by user names and passwords.

6.     Cookies

You may be required to have a cookie-enabled browser to fully access the Website. A cookie is a piece of data stored on your computer tied to information about you. Cookies may be used to track your internet browsing activities and the websites you have visited.

We may, for statistical, security or quality purposes, use cookies to log:

(a)     your internet protocol (IP) address;

(b)     the date and time of your visit;

(c)     the pages you have accessed and documents downloaded; and

(d)     the type of browser you were using.

7.     Links

The Website may contact links to other websites. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites. When you leave our Website, you should familiarise yourself with the privacy statement of that website prior to providing your Personal Information, as this Waste And Recycling Privacy Policy only applies to Personal Information collected by us or through our Website.

8.     Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may, from time to time, review, amend and update this Waste And Recycling Privacy Policy. When this occurs, we will post details of this update on the Website. We encourage you to periodically review this Waste And Recycling Privacy Policy to know of our latest practices with respect to Personal Information.

Hard copies of this Privacy Policy are available upon request.

9.     Contact Information

If you wish to exercise any of your rights under this Waste And Recycling Privacy Policy, have any questions, comments or complaints regarding our practices, or if you view that we have not adhered to this Privacy Policy, you may write to our Privacy Officer by emailing [email protected] or writing to us at:


Level 8
65 York Street

Sydney NSW 2000

Upon receipt of a complaint, we will work with you to resolve your complaint. If we fail to resolve your complaint to your satisfaction within a reasonable time frame, you may refer your complaint to the Privacy Commissioner.

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